Jan 24, 2022  
TCC Catalog 2018-19 
TCC Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIM2012 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): documented exemption, appropriate placement scores, or completion of developmental education reading and writing.
This course covers the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare. Issues related to health information management are emphasized. Covers state and federal laws relating to healthcare, legal terminology, confidentiality, access and release of information, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), tracking of disclosed information, liability, subpoenas, depositions, consent, and authorization guidelines and privacy. Contact: 3 hours.